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US: What To Expect When You’re Expecting A Compliance Monitor

The settlement agreement has been signed, hands have been shaken, and what seemed to be an endless string of meetings and update calls with...

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Entry Into the Land of Foreign Bribery

On 6 March 2019 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Division of Enforcement released an Enforcement Advisory addressing companies and individuals not registered with,...

US Department of Justice revises FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy to encourage adoption of guidance...

Amendments to FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy In March 12, 2019, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) modified the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy (the “Policy”). This...

Connected Compliance: The Global Case for Integration

Leverage the value of connected compliance to your competitive advantage In the autumn of 2017, we spoke with more than 500 UK multinationals about their...

OFAC and State Department Russia Sanctions Developments, Including OFAC Notification to Congress of Intent...

On December 19, 2018, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) submitted a letter to congressional leaders (“Congressional Letter”)...

US DOJ Emphasizes Individual Accountability and Amends Approach to Cooperation Credit

Announcement of Policy Revisions Reflects a More Practical, Flexible Enforcement ApproachThe US Justice Department has adjusted its approach to holding individuals, and not only...

A New Proposed Metric For Defense Co. Corruption Risk

Transparency International’s Defense & Security Program recently released for comment a draft version of the 2019 Questionnaire and Model Answer document for the third...

US District Court Declines to Accept SEC’s Argument that Token is a “Security” Until...

U.S. District Court Declines to Accept SEC’s Argument that Token is a “Security” Until It Can Resolve Disputed Questions of FactOn November 27, 2018,...

Annual Anti-Corruption, Export Controls, and Trade Sanctions Update

Baker McKenzie is pleased to invite you to our annual Anti-Corruption, Export Controls, and Trade Sanctions Update. Firm trade and compliance practitioners from around the...

Remarkable Anti-Corruption Framework in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

On September 30, 2018, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published the proposed text of the agreement to replace the 25-year-old North American Free...

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